Maslenki are a popular cookie for Christmas. A common jam that would be added to this cookie would be a rose-bud, strawberry, raspberry or apricot jam. When Turkish delight or lokum is added to the dough, they are known as lokumki.


4 cups all-purpose flour
3 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup shortening or butter
3 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup powdered sugar
Jam of your choice

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